Teal the Cows Come Home
The meaning of the color turquoise is open communication and clarity of thought.
This is the stone to help you be in touch with your spiritual being. It has been called "Water of the Sea", because of its color. The aquamarine is the stone of sailors, believing it would be protection for them on water. Folklore says the aquamarine will protect against gossip, and is also said that it will pick up spirits. It brings a great peace and serenity.
Elder tree symbols mean birth, death, and the fairy realm. The berries are a very valuable food resource for many birds. Both flowers and berries can be made into elderberry wine and an elderberry brandy is produced in Hungary. The flowers may be used to make an herbal tea, which is believed as a remedy for colds and fever.
With an exotic appearance, orchids have come to represent rare and delicate beauty.
Eagles take flight effortlessly. The Eagle is a large bird, but still flies the sky with absolute beauty and grace.